Firefighter Hospitalized After Seekonk Barn Fire
One firefighter was hospitalized following a Monday morning barn fire in Seekonk.
Fire Capt. Michael Bourque says that at around 4:45 a.m. crews were sent to 201 Miller St.
Upon arrival firefighters found the barn fully engulfed in flames.
The fire was extinguished before 5:30 a.m.
Bourque says crews were able to prevent the fire from spreading to the nearby home and one resident was able to escape without injury.
Mutual aid was provided by departments from Rehoboth, Attleboro, Barrington, and East Providence, R.I.
A Rehoboth firefighter was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for heat exhaustion.
The barn is considered a total loss.
The cause of the fire is unknown and the incident remains under investigation.